IV Cannulation Quiz

Are you familiar with the world of intravenous (IV) cannulation? Test your knowledge with our interactive quiz
below!

Quiz: IV Cannulation Basics

1. What is the purpose of IV cannulation?

a) To administer medications
b) To draw blood samples
c) Both a and b
d) None of the above

2. Which of the following needles is commonly used for IV cannulation?

a) 18-gauge needle
b) 23-gauge needle
c) 30-gauge needle
d) 14-gauge needle

3. True or False: The cephalic vein is commonly used for IV cannulation.

4. What are potential complications of IV cannulation?

a) Infection
b) Hematoma
c) Phlebitis
d) All of the above

5. What is the recommended angle of insertion during IV cannulation?

a) 10-20 degrees
b) 30-45 degrees
c) 60-90 degrees
d) 90-120 degrees

Quiz: Advanced IV Cannulation

1. Which of the following veins is not considered suitable for IV cannulation?

a) Jugular vein
b) Femoral vein
c) Basilic vein
d) Median cubital vein

2. What is the purpose of using a tourniquet during IV cannulation?

a) To reduce blood flow
b) To dilate the veins
c) To help locate veins
d) None of the above

3. True or False: Infiltration is a common complication of IV cannulation.

4. Which of the following statements about IV catheters is correct?

a) They come in different sizes or gauges
b) The larger the gauge, the smaller the diameter
c) The smaller the gauge, the larger the diameter
d) All of the above

5. What is the purpose of flushing the IV line?

a) To maintain line patency
b) To prevent blood clot formation
c) To administer medications
d) All of the above

Quiz Results

Thank you for taking the IV Cannulation Quiz! Check your answers below to see how well you did.

Quiz: IV Cannulation Basics

  1. Answer: c) Both a and b
  2. Answer: b) 23-gauge needle
  3. Answer: True
  4. Answer: d) All of the above
  5. Answer: b) 30-45 degrees

Quiz: Advanced IV Cannulation

  1. Answer: a) Jugular vein
  2. Answer: c) To help locate veins
  3. Answer: True
  4. Answer: a) They come in different sizes or gauges
  5. Answer: d) All of the above

We hope you enjoyed the quiz and learned more about IV cannulation!

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